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Hot Topics in Commodities| Session: Canola presented by The Western Producer


Hot Topics in Commodities – Pulses
March 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. CST (12:00 p.m. EST)

The Complex Take Behind Root Rot in Peas

Dr. Syama Chatterton, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Plant Pathologist, will provide on update on her current research on pea root rot, focusing on the complex of pathogens that cause pea root rot and why this makes managing this disease difficult. The presentation will highlight the major pathogens involved, the key aspects of their life cycles that contribute to disease, and lessons learned from field trials aimed at evaluating management options for pea root rot.

Dry Bean Agronomy

The soybean and pulse agronomy research team has been investigating nitrogen rates, inoculants, crop sequence and residue management practices for dry beans in Manitoba. Tune in to hear from Kristen MacMillan on the latest results and insights on these dry bean production practices. Kristen MacMillan is the research agronomist-in-residence at the University of Manitoba.

PLUS, MarketsFarm analysts Mike Jubinville and Bruce Burnett will provide a market outlook for the pulse complex.


Register for free below to join us on March 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. CST for the second presentation in our Hot Topics in Commodities series presented by The Manitoba Co-operator in partnership with Manitoba Pulse & Soybean Growers and hosted by Glacier FarmMedia journalists.

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